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NORTH CREEK | People of all ages are welcome to help finish North Creek’s famed mosaic wall by joining weekly workshop sessions to be held over the next two months in Tannery Pond Community Center. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Winter can make just about anything seem unappealing. But, in about a year from now, this park could begin to look very different, and not just because of the snow melting. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Penfield Pond is at the heart of one of the most historic places in Essex County. But the pond itself may soon be history because the dam responsible for its existence is failing and will likely have to be removed. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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Meet Bobby beagle, a charming little dude with lots of energy and love to share. This handsome, happy-go-lucky boy is ready to amuse you with his playful antics and cover you in kisses. Read more

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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has published two new trail maps that cover hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities in the Champlain Valley. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Keene took its first steps last week toward drawing up a resident-driven master plan that will guide the town board as it tackles five front-burner issues that will affect the community for years and decades to come. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Almost like flood waters, surges in hikers on certain days in the High Peaks overwhelm highways and trails, then recede to leave the towns and state with lots of cleaning up to do. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | For more than a decade, adventure bicyclists have envisioned a biking/hiking trail following the Hudson River through Warren County and extending 85 miles into Adirondack wilderness to the ghost town of Tahawus. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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WESTPORT | When the body of freshly hanged abolitionist John was being transported from now-Charles Town, West Virginia, to his North Elba farm, not everyone on the route knew what to make of the circumstance. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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KEENE | Alstead Hill Lane is an antique, the original wagon trail between Keene and Lake Placid, a route that would have been familiar to many an Adirondack legend, including abolitionist John Brown. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | When the Northway was chiseled into the Adirondack wilderness a half-century ago, something material changed. The influx of cars and tourists put pressures on the woods that had not been there before. Read more

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WILMINGTON/WESTPORT | More than 150 bicyclists representing 30 states and Canadian provinces will encamp in Ticonderoga for two days this month before taking off on Cycle Adirondacks’ Ultimate Cycling Vacation, a 400-mile spin through the... Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The year 2019 is a big year for the Summit Stewardship Program. Headquartered from the Adirondack Loj in Lake Placid, the Heart Lake information and education center is an extension of the ADK Mountain Club, and hosts the... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of the Hurricane Mountain fire tower opens Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Adirondack History Museum. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Environmentalists were pleased and supervisors in Five Towns were exasperated after a court ruling that, at least for now, appears to block construction of snowmobile trails connecting communities in the central Adirondacks. Read more

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KEENE | This past Father’s Day weekend, the Department of Environmental Conservation began a no-parking policy on Route 73 stretching from Keene to Lake Placid, at highly popular and overrun trail heads to several locations. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Champlain Area Trails (CATS) Grand Hike will be held Saturday, May 11. Read more

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